Flooding is one of the natural disasters which leads to high property damage. For example in 2011, there are large floods in various regions of Thailand. Many factories are located in the concerned areas where there were vast property damage from the Flooding of 2011. Thus, the GIS program can help evaluate the possibility of flooded areas in order to warn the factories. Therefore, factories can prepare for flood protection before the actual flooding.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a computer-based tool that analyzes, stores, manipulates and visualizes geographic information related to the position on the Earth’s surface. GIS can help the client better understand spatial patterns and relationships. Furthermore, the GIS system can produce three-dimensional images and show the movement of data as animation.
The GIS system is used to estimate the flood hazard. The result from GIS technology can be used for flood management such as preparing for flood prevention, estimating the possibility of flood in each factory or predict the flooded areas. The client can use the result from GIS to help plan their response in the case of a flood or other natural disasters such as an earthquake in order to minimize property damage.
MAP of Thailand
3D Model of Thailand’s Industrial Estates